Practice Areas

We provide detailed advice regarding the establishment, development and modification of franchise and distribution systems in Poland, taking into account the most recent trends in business co-operation. We also provide complex legal service for franchisees and distributors (dealers). Specifically, we:


praktyka-arrow prepare franchise agreements and franchise license documentation, including restrictions governing the use of a company’s name, trademark and know-how, as well as additional services provided by the franchisor and list of franchise fees;
praktyka-arrow draft and prepare all documentation necessary to close a transaction;
praktyka-arrow ensure that operation of the franchise system complies with all applicable EU and Polish regulations, as well as with the European Code of Ethics for Franchising and International Treaties;
praktyka-arrow structure the internal operation procedures amongst the franchisor and individual franchisees, including preparation of an internal operations manual to be used by each franchisee, to include applicable employment procedures, particularly confidentiality agreements, product and service standards and customer complaint procedures;
praktyka-arrow provide complex legal services to the franchisees, including assistance to obtain required governmental approvals necessary to commence business activity, the preparation of standardized agreements and procedures, in addition to providing legal representation before judicial and administrative authorities;
praktyka-arrow prepare and opine on product distribution agreements, provide periodic reviews of the business activities of identified distributors, in particular any judicial and administrative proceedings to which a distributor is a party if such activity may have a potential impact on our client; and
praktyka-arrow structure and implement a systematic approach within the franchise system to maximize tax reduction strategies and ensure the protection of intellectual property rights.